About Us

A Historical Delight For All Your Senses

Welcome to 1840’s General Store, a charming 1800's landmark heritage bakery and gift shop nestled in the of rural town of Pakenham Ontario.

Our family-owned establishment is dedicated to preserving the rich history and spirit of our quaint community, while offering an unforgettable experience for both locals and visitors alike.

Step back in time as you enter our lovingly restored, vintage-inspired shop, where the aroma of freshly baked goods and the warmth of yesteryear embrace you.

Our skilled bakers use time-honoured recipes and techniques passed down through generations to create a delightful assortment of baked goods, including artisan breads, scrumptious pastries, and mouth-watering pies. Each delectable treat is made with the finest locally-sourced ingredients, ensuring you enjoy a true taste of our community's culinary heritage.

In addition to our bakery, our gift shop offers an eclectic mix of handcrafted items, antiques, and keepsakes that pay homage to the 1800's era.

Browse through our carefully curated collection of pottery, textiles, and wooden crafts, or discover unique trinkets that embody the essence of rural North America. We pride ourselves on supporting local artisans and showcasing their exceptional craftsmanship.

Join us at 1840’s General Store for a delightful journey into the past, where the flavours and memories of a bygone era come to life.

We look forward to welcoming you and helping you create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

At 1840’s General Store, we are passionate about preserving the legacy of our ancestors and sharing the stories of our community's rich past.

Our knowledgeable staff is always eager to share fascinating tales and anecdotes about the local history, making your visit an educational and enriching experience.